April 23rd, 2010
09:50 AM ET
California Court of Appeals Judge Peter Espinoza Thursday denied a petition by Samantha Geimer to dismiss a nearly 33-year-old sex case against director Roman Polanski. The California 2nd District Court of Appeal in Los Angeles denied the motion on Thursday without comment.
The famed director of "Rosemary's Baby" and "The Pianist" pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl in 1977 but fled to Europe before he was sentenced. Geimer, now in her 40s and a married mother of three, was his victim.
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